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Bangkok is the Thai epicenter of trade and the driving force behind the country`s investments and developments.

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Stats about City


To see how this city (country) is doing economically, we have listed a number of important economic indices. The data comes from the World Bank, so it is reliable and always up-to-date, because it is refreshed automatically. You can also compare the data for this city with that of the other Cities of Opportunity. Click on the plus sign at the top right of the graph and select the relevant country.

Datasource Thailand Netherlands Updated
Economic Growth (GDP Growth) World Bank - 8.35 % 2020 vs 2019 - 5.42 % 2020 vs 2019 30-07-2021
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) World Bank - 42.47 $ 2020 vs 2019 (billions) + 5.19 $ 2020 vs 2019 (billions) 30-07-2021
Ease of doing business index World Bank + 0.58 Ranking 2019 vs 2018 + 0.01 Ranking 2019 vs 2018 30-07-2021
Gross National Income (GNI) World Bank - 13.25 $ 2020 vs 2019 (billions) + 36.3 $ 2019 vs 2018 (billions) 30-07-2021

Facts and Figures Thailand

Capital Bangkok (8,200,000 inhabitants)
Other major cities Samut Phrakan (380,000 inhabitants)
Average age 40.1 years
Surface area 513,120 km²
Population 69,000,000 – 2017
Time difference +5 hours on Dutch summer time and +6 on Dutch winter time
Currency Baht (THB)
Head of state Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha
Language Thai
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